Located light-years away, NGC 3576 is a gigantic region of glowing gas about 100 light-years across, where stars are currently forming. Intense radiation and winds from the massive stars are shredding the clouds creating dramatic scenery.
Combined visible and infra-red light images of star forming region Sharpless This nebula is located about light-years away in the direction of the constellation Cygnus. It formed less years ago, making this one of the youngest star-forming regions known.
NGC Revealing Hidden Black Holes The spiral galaxy NGC 3627 is located about 30 million light years from Earth. This composite image includes X-ray data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope (re